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Country meta data

  CZECH REPUBLIC


Availability of station meta data

Out of 104 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- all stations have elevation

- 38 stations have a description of land use

- 3 stations have a specified soil type

- 37 stations have a surface cover description

- 101 stations have additional remarks

- 103 stations have a picture of the measurement location

Available series

An overview of all available daily series for stations in CZECH REPUBLIC can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Petr Skalak

Czech Hydrometeorological Institute

Prague, Czech republic

94 %

STARDEX project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

4 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

< 1 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

< 1 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

< 1 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

10 Feb 1956

   Borkovice

-37.0

°C

Highest minimum temperature

29 Aug 1992

   Straznice

26.0

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

1 Feb 1956

   Cervena

-22.4

°C

Highest maximum temperature

27 Jul 1983

   Plzen

40.1

°C

Highest precipitation amount

6 Jul 1997

   Lysa Hora

233.8

mm

Homogeneity test results

The table below shows the number of stations classified as either "Useful" or "Doubtful" (left number) in relation to the total number of station series having sufficient data (right number) for segments of the blended series at each station within fixed time periods. A description of the homogeneity tests that have been applied is given in Project Info > ATBD.

Cloud cover

Precipitation

Pressure

Temperature

Humidity

Wind

Sunshine

1851-2016

2 / 2

0 / 2

1901-1950

3 / 3

0 / 3

1901-2016

3 / 3

0 / 3

1951-1978

34 / 45

71 / 72

5 / 6

25 / 46

32 / 45

20 / 44

18 / 25

1951-2016

40 / 70

93 / 94

13 / 17

48 / 74

42 / 71

32 / 71

20 / 43

1979-2016

53 / 83

101 / 102

16 / 21

53 / 86

56 / 84

49 / 82

39 / 57

Extreme events affecting CZECH REPUBLIC

- Floods along Central European rivers, Summer 2002

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Extreme cold in Russia, Winter 2006

- Mild winter of 2007

- Severe winter storm in Europe: Kyrill, Winter 2007

- Cold in Central and Western Europe, Winter 2009

- Flooding in Poland and Eastern Europe, Spring 2010

- Cold in Europe, Winter 2010

- Central European flooding 2013

Feedback and contact information

ECA&D Project Team
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)

P.O. Box 201
3730 AE De Bilt
The Netherlands
e-mail: eca@knmi.nl
fax: + 31 30 2204614